Sierra National Forest, CA: Soil Formation and Transport

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OT Collection ID: OT.102012.26911.2
OT Collection Name: Sierra National Forest, CA: Soil Formation and Transport
Short Name: CA05_Heimsath
Collection Platform: Airborne Lidar
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    Collection Overview: NCALM Seed. PI: Arjun Heimsath, Dartmouth College. The survey area includes four polygons northeast of Fresno, California with the closest area being 21 kilometers northeast of Fresno and the furthest area being 83 kilometers northeast of Fresno. The total survey area is approximately 50 square kilometers. The data were collected to investigate the soil formation and transport in the southern Sierra Nevada, California.

    Publications associated with this dataset can be found at NCALM's Data Tracking Center

    Dataset Acknowledgement: Lidar data acquisition and processing completed by the National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM - NCALM funding provided by NSF's Division of Earth Sciences, Instrumentation and Facilities Program. EAR-1043051.

    Dataset Citation: Sierra National Forest, CA: Soil Formation and Transport. Distributed by OpenTopography. . Accessed: 2024-02-23

    Use License: CC BY 4.0

    Dataset Keywords: lidar

    Survey Date: 08/26/2005 - 08/27/2005

    Publication Date: 11/21/2012
    Total number of points: 111,077,052 pts

    Area: 50 km2

    Point Density: 2.22 pts/m2

        Class 1 - Unclassified76,737,862
        Class 2 - Ground34,339,190

    Coordinate System:
        Horizontal: NAD83 (CORS96) / UTM Zone 11N [EPSG: 26911]
        Vertical: NAVD88 (GEOID 03) [EPSG: 5703]

    Units: meter

    Survey Report: Reports

    LAS Validation Data Report: CA05_Heimsath.html
    Tile index in shapefile format: Download

    Dataset Extent in KMZ format: Download

    Dataset Spatial Bounds: North: 37.2964707006622°     South: 36.9451320027323°     East: -119.06610912643°     West: -119.653713710596°